Cultural diversity

Language: Idu Mishmi, India. ©Discovery Channel 2004
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Language: Idu Mishmi, India

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Language(s): Idu Mishmi

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Idu Mishmi

he Mishmis occupy the northeastern tip of the central Arunachal Pradesh in the Dibang valley and Lohit districts. Their areas are located in the Mishmi Hills which extend between the Dibang and Lohita rivers. The Mishmi Hills thus cover a vast expanse of hilly area beyond Sadiya in Assam valley. The Mishmis are divided into three groups on the basis of their geographical distribution: Idu Mishmi, Digaru Mishmi and Miju Mishmi. The main occupation is agriculture, and the traditional religion is Hindu.


- H.M. Bareh, “Encyclopedia of North-East India,” New Delhi: Mittal Publications. New Delhi

- Idu Mishmi in UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

Place/country: India
Series: Connecting through culture- Celebrating diversity
Type: Documentary
Credits: Discovery Channel, publisher. United Nations, producer

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